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National Transportation Manager

Torrance, CA
Source Pro Search is conducting a search for a National Transportation Manager.

My client, a prominent omnichannel leader in the auto and pick-up truck appearance industry with global product distribution and a significant social media following, is actively seeking a National Transportation Manager to oversee both inbound and outbound international and domestic transportation operations. Based in Torrance, California, you will play a crucial role in managing a team responsible for import clearance, freight bill review, duty drawback, and compliance programs for a distribution network covering both domestic and international channels.

Job Scope:

As the National Transportation Manager, you will lead a team responsible for various aspects of transportation, including inbound and outbound import clearance, freight bill review, duty drawback, and compliance programs. The distribution network is multi-mode, covering parcel, LTL, FTL, and ocean transport, supporting an omni-channel business with diverse customer verticals.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Negotiate carrier and forwarder contracts to establish competitive rates, service, and terms while optimizing transportation spend.
  • Oversee the transportation P&L and financial performance of the transportation and import network.
  • Ensure daily operations execution of the transportation network, including on-time pick-up and delivery, carrier capacity management, claims handling, and KPI metrics.
  • Track and evaluate carrier performance against key KPIs, conducting quarterly business reviews for continuous improvement.
  • Manage carrier payable, claims, invoice approval, and aging to minimize service interruptions.
  • Develop innovative transportation programs to enhance customer service and reduce costs, such as order consolidations and multi-stop truckloads.
  • Oversee all U.S. imports and exports, including HTS classification, duty drawback, and compliance programs.
  • Ensure compliance with preferential trade and security programs such as C-PAT, USMCA, and other trade agreements.
Job Requirements:
  • B.A. in a relevant field or equivalent.
  • 7-10 years of experience in Operations Management and procurement of Parcel Freight, TL, LTL, and ocean freight.
  • Strong orientation to build organizational capability through process improvement, training, and talent coaching.
Pay / Benefits:
  • Salary: $110K - $120K.
  • Bonus: 10%.
  • Family benefits.
  • PTO.
  • Work in-office.
If you are an experienced professional ready to take on a leadership role in transportation management, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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